Toddler dies after milk float crash

A 22-month-old girl has died after she was involved in a collision with a milk float, police said today.

The toddler was taken to hospital after the collision, on Hopwood Lane, in Halifax, West Yorkshire, at 5.30pm yesterday, but has since died.



An 18-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail, West Yorkshire Police said.



A police spokesman said: "Police in Halifax are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on Hopwood Lane on Thursday 25 August.



"The incident happened at 5.30pm and involved a 22-month-old girl and a milk float.



"As a result of the incident the young child was taken to Leeds General Infirmary but she has since died.



"An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail.



"Inquiries are continuing."

PA

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